Carotenoids and Human Health by Sherry A. TanumihardjoCarotenoids and Human Health by Sherry A. Tanumihardjo

Carotenoids and Human Health

EditorSherry A. Tanumihardjo

Hardcover | November 20, 2012

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Carotenoids and Human Health provides an introduction to food sources and metabolism. Written by experts in their fields and including the most up-to-date information, this volume serves as an in-depth guide to studies that have been performed in humans and observations that have been made in population level assessments. Special emphasis is given to associations with disease, as well as the importance of carotenoids internationally, specifically as a source of vitamin A for the world. Comprehensive and easy to use, Carotenoids and Human Health is a very useful resource for nutritionists, registered dieticians, medical students, and graduate students.
Sherry A. Tanumihardjo, PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
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Title:Carotenoids and Human HealthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:354 pagesPublished:November 20, 2012Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1627032029

ISBN - 13:9781627032025

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Table of Contents

Section I:  Carotenoid Sources and MetabolismChapter 1:  Food Sources of CarotenoidsSara A. ArscottChapter 2:  Carrots of Various ColorsSamantha Schmaelzle and Sherry Tanumihardjo Chapter 3:  Carotenoid Metabolism and EnzymologyIgor O. Shmarakov, Jason J. Yuen, and William S. BlanerChapter 4:  Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Biological Systems: Reactions and Regulation by Carotenoids    John T. Landrum Chapter 5:  Kinetic Studies with CarotenoidsGuangwen Tang Chapter 6:  Carotenoid Bioavailability: Influence of Dietary Lipid and FiberShellen Goltz and Mario G. FerruzziChapter 7:  Host Factors that Affect Carotenoid MetabolismGeorg Lietz Chapter 8:  Host Factors:  Gender and Body CompositionJoseph Dever Section II:  Carotenoids and Human HealthChapter 9:  Carotenoid Metabolism and Health in Pregnancy and LactationKerry Schulze and Parul ChristianChapter 10:  Carotenoids in Early LifeXiaoming Gong and Lewis P. RubinChapter 11:  Provitamin A Carotenoids and Cancer PreventionBenchun Miao and Xiang-Dong WangChapter 12:  Lycopene and CancerNikki Ford and John W. Erdman, Jr.Chapter 13:  Lutein and Zeaxanthin and Eye Disease  Rohini Vishwanathan and Elizabeth J. JohnsonChapter 14:  Carotenoids and Bone HealthSherry A. Tanumihardjo and Neil BinkleySection III:  International PerspectivesChapter 15:  Provitamin A Carotenoids as a Dietary Source of Vitamin AMarjorie J. HaskellChapter 16:  Provitamin A Carotenoids and Immune FunctionCharles B. StephensenChapter 17:  Biofortification of Maize with Provitamin-A CarotenoidsKevin Pixley, Natalia Palacios, Raman Babu, Raphael Mutale, Rebecca Surles and Eliab SimpungweChapter 18:  Horticultural Crops as a Source of CarotenoidsPhilipp W. Simon, Megan J. Bowman, Sherry A.Tanumihardjo Chapter 19: Orange Sweetpotato as a Staple or Complementary Food  Paul van Jaarsveld and Mieke FaberChapter 20:  International Efforts to Eradicate Vitamin A Deficiency Sherry A. Tanumihardjo and Harold C. Furr